LEGENDary Recipes!

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NENTOA is lucky to have in our ranks, Kem (and Tom) Vassallo (owners of “Legend”).  Kem has considerable culinary training and takes that talent to the high seas offering galley cuisine seminars for nearly a decade.   fullsizerender 2Kem and NENTOA encourages ALL members to share your best (easiest, yummiest, fanciest, you name it) recipes with us.
Bon Appetite!

Baggy Omelet
Baked Brie
Baked Cheese Biscuits
Cream Cheese & Fruit Log
Drunken Scallops
Eggs in Toast
Green Bean Bundles
Green Beans with Gorgonzola and Chutney
Grilled Pineapple
Marinated Flank Steak
Mixed Greens, Gorgonzola, and Fruit Salad
Oyster Crackers with Mimi’s Seasonings
Pasta with Brie
Roasted Garlic
Salsa Couscous Chicken
Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Baggy Omelet

← Go back to full recipe list 2 large or extra large eggs Optional: Diced Ham Chopped Onion Grated Cheeses Chopped Green Pepper Chopped Tomato Bacon Crumbles Salsa Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil. Have crew write their name on a quart sized ZipLoc ® freezer bag with a permanent marker. Crack … Continue reading Baggy Omelet

Eggs in Toast

← Go back to full recipe list One slice of bread One large egg Tablespoon of butter Heat a tablespoon of butter in nonstick frying pan.  Cut a two-inch hole in the center of the bread.  Put the bread in the frying pan.  Break an egg into the hole.  Cook over medium-low heat covered for about … Continue reading Eggs in Toast

Baked Brie

← Go back to full recipe list 1 wheel Brie ¼ cup Kahlua or Amaretto ½ cup chopped pecans ¼ cup brown sugar Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cut top off of brie and place in shallow baking dish.  Cover cheese with brown sugar, nuts and Kahlua.  Place in oven for about 30 minutes or until … Continue reading Baked Brie

Roasted Garlic

← Go back to full recipe list 3 Large bulbs of garlic Olive oil Butter Thyme leaves Salt and pepper Italian seasoning Italian bread Remove loose outer leaves of garlic bulb.  Cut off top of bulb so that each clove is open at the top.  Drizzle one-quarter teaspoon olive oil over the bulb and dot with … Continue reading Roasted Garlic

Baked Cheese Biscuits

← Go back to full recipe list 1 can Hungry Jack Biscuits 6 oz crumbled blue or Gorgonzola cheese 1 stick butter Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cut each biscuit into ¼’s and place in shallow baking dish.  Melt butter and add crumbled cheese.  Pour over biscuits.  Bake for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.  … Continue reading Baked Cheese Biscuits

Swiss Cheese Dip

10 slices of cooked and crumbled bacon 8 oz softened cream cheese ½ cup mayo 2 Tbs Dijon mustard 1 ½ cups shredded Swiss cheese 4 green onions chopped ½ cup smoked almonds chopped (for topping) Mix all ingredients together except almonds.  Top with chopped almonds.  Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes.  Serve with … Continue reading Swiss Cheese Dip

Oyster Crackers with Mimi’s Seasonings

← Go back to full recipe list ¾ cup oil 1 oz package dry ranch dressing ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese 16 oz. package of oyster crackers Combine oil, dry ranch dressing, and grated Parmesan cheese – toss with crackers and let stand for several hours, stirring occasionally.  Store in airtight container.

Pasta with Brie

← Go back to full recipe list Recipe from:  Of Tide & Thyme, Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. This recipe is great hot or cold. 4 ripe peeled, cored and chopped tomatoes 1 lb brie 1 cup washed, drained and dried fresh basil 3 cloves minced garlic 1 cup olive oil 2 ½ tsp salt ½ tsp … Continue reading Pasta with Brie

Green Bean Bundles

← Go back to full recipe list   2 lbs. snap green beans (fresh or frozen – if frozen get the whole green beans – 2 pkgs.) 1 lb. bacon Brown sugar 1 stick butter If using fresh green beans, snap off pointed tips and blanch in salted water for three minutes – remove to ice … Continue reading Green Bean Bundles

Marinated Flank Steak

← Go back to full recipe list   1 ¼ lb. Flank Steak Marinate Ingredients ¼ cup vegetable oil 1/3 cup soy sauce ¼ cup red wine vinegar 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp dry mustard ¼ tsp. pepper Combine ingredients (less meat) in glass or plastic container.  Place the steak in … Continue reading Marinated Flank Steak

Drunken Scallops

← Go back to full recipe list   1 lb sea scallops 1 cup soy sauce 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup whiskey Place soy sauce, brown sugar, and whiskey in bowl and whisk until blended.  Add the scallops and marinade in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours (but no longer or the scallops will become rubbery).  … Continue reading Drunken Scallops

Salsa Couscous Chicken

← Go back to full recipe list   3 cups hot cooked couscous or rice 1 tablespoon oil ¼ cup coarsely chopped almonds 2 garlic cloves, minced 8 chicken thighs, skin removed if desired 1 cup (I use the whole jar) Old El Paso® Salsa ¼ cup water 2 tablespoons dried currants or raisins 1 tablespoon … Continue reading Salsa Couscous Chicken

Grilled Pineapple

← Go back to full recipe list   1 whole ripe pineapple 4 tbsp butter ½ tsp cinnamon or to taste (I like more) 1/3 cup brown sugar Dash of salt Tin foil Make a tin foil bag.  Peel pineapple and cut into 8 spears (with core).  Swipe each spear with butter.  Place in bag with … Continue reading Grilled Pineapple